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March 28, 2015 11:30 PM ET

Leisure Products

Company Overview of KIRKBI A/S

Company Overview

KIRKBI A/S, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells toys, games, and teaching materials. It offers play materials, experiences and educational materials, and game products (Web, action, strategy, adventure, creative, preschool, movies and comics, and other game products) for children via online; and operates as a visitor attraction operator that provides indoor, interactive, and immersive experiences via various brands, such as resort theme parks, Midway attractions, hotels, and water parks for families. The company also generates renewable energy via offshore wind farms (wind turbines) for households; and engages in the investment activities, including liquid investments...

Koldingvej 2

Billund,  7190

Denmark

Founded in 1995

Phone:

45 75 33 88 33

Fax:

45 75 33 89 44

Key Executives for KIRKBI A/S

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 48
Executive Vice President of Finance & Accounting
Chief Executive Officer of Kirkbi Ag
Senior Vice President of Long Term Equity, Merlin & Private Equity
Senior Vice President of Real Estate Investments
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

KIRKBI A/S Key Developments

Merlin Divest Shares To Raise Funds

Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd. seeks to divest at least a fifth of its shares in order to raise £200 million. Merlin stated that KIRKBI A/S will also divest some of its holding. The company added that the sale would include an offering to individual retail investors as well as institutional investors.

Merlin Entertainments Reportedly Mulls IPO

Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd. is seeking to launch an initial public offering (IPO) in London in 2013, people with knowledge of the talks said. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), CVC Capital Partners Limited and Kirkbi A/S decided in June 2013 to proceed with an IPO in London after talks with Merlin's managers, said the people, who asked not be identified because the talks are private. Merlin may sell shares to the public in the first quarter of 2014 in an IPO that may value at more than £3 billion. Barclays Plc, Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. have been hired to manage the offering, the people added.

Kirkbi Seeks Acquisitions

Kirkbi A/S seeks acquisitions. Kirkbi's Chief Executive Officer, Søren Thorup Sørensen, said that the plan is to acquire minority stakes in further businesses, even though there is no concrete plan at the moment.

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